Make your holidays--and your skin--bright this season with this three-piece holiday collection that will leave your skin youthful and glowing!
Alpha Advanced Ageless Elixir
This blend of Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids of Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Sugar Maple, Orange, Lemon, and Willow Bark Extracts enhances skin tone and smoothness. Blended with a unique encapsulated phospholipids for a finely conditioned complexion.
C-Source - C- Plex
This silky formula of Vitamin C is encapsulated to ensure maximum stability and potency and it's supercharged with an effective boosting dose of Vitamin E. This power-packed antioxidant duo uses amazing properties to actively fight collagen breakdown and increases its production. This action literally delays the formation of lines and wrinkles while the vitamin C softens the appearance of existing ones. While many anti-aging products actually thin the skin and strip off layers to achieve a more youthful effect, C Source actually strengthens skin and reduces irritation, redness and sensitivity. Your skin appears more softened, unlined and even-toned with a radiant glow. The formula is encapsulated to ensure maximum effectiveness and stability, using a brand new V-Gel™ technology. The new soft gel capsules are derived from seaweed. Thirty capsules per bottle, a one month supply for face and neck areas.
Papaya Brightening Polish
all-in-one brightening exfoliator that refreshes your skin with papaya enzymes and AHAs while sugar exfoliates to create a refined, more even-looking complexion. This creamy polish, gently releases debris, with Sugar and Lactic Acid (AHA) promoting healthy, natural skin turnover to instantly reveal glowing skin
Whats in Alpha Advanced Ageless Elixir
Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit Extract - Nourishes sensitive skin and simultaneously delivers nourishing antioxidants and vitamin C.
Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract - Glycolic acid is derived from the sugar cane and is essentially a fruit acid that works as an exfoliant which is extremely soluble to the smallest of molecules. This gives it the ability to penetrate your skin deeper and remove fine lines and wrinkles.
Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract - Natural alpha hydroxy which helps remove dead skin and visibly improving wrinkles.
Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract - A protective ingredient to fight free radicals which lead to all signs of aging in your skin.
Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract - Detoxifying and rejuvenates tired or dull skin to return luster and youthfulness.
Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract - Contains Tannis a natural, gentle exfoliant that reveals a brighter and smoother complexion.
Citrus Grandis ( Grapefruit) Seed Extract - Rich in vitamin C this powerful antioxidant combats free radicals and protects your skin from future damage.
Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) - Considered the most important oil-soluble antioxidant and a free radical scavenger. As a moisturizer Vitamin E is well absorbed through the skin while improving the appearance of rough, dry, and damaged skin.
Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) - Visibly resolving pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles with this powerful anti-aging ingredient
Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) - A derivative of Vitamin A, which aids in the production of collagen and hyaluronic acid in the skin, exfoliating and keeping pores clear. It provides firmness, full looking, and smooth skin pigmentation, and aids in slowing the aging process.
Aqua, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Butylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycereth-26, Glycoproteins, Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Allantoin, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Niacinamide, Ascorbic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate.
Whats in C-Source - C - Plex
Vitamin C (Abscorbic Acid) – Formula contains 12% Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that supports collagen synthesis and helps firm the skin. Helps prevent damage caused by the sun. Also helps to even skin tone and reduces redness and sensitivity.
What exactly is topical Vitamin C good for?
Sun Protection – Studies have shown that Vitamin C helps protect the skin from both UVA and UVB light. It doesn’t absorb the rays, so a sunscreen is still necessary – but it should neutralize the damaging free radicals produced when the harmful rays interact with the skin.
Collagen Booster – Some scientists believe that collagen is boosted by Vitamin C to repair itself, thereby increasing skin firmness and helping to smooth out fine wrinkles.
Spot Guard – Vitamin C has been reported to inhibit the production of melanin which in turn evens out skin tone.
Healer – Certain doctors encourage the use of Vitamin C has an anti-inflammatory agent. It speeds up the skin’s healing process, reducing the redness and inflammation associated with exposure, adult acne and rosacea.
Vitamin C appears to be a miraculous products, is there a downside?
Yes, Vitamin C is extremely unstable. It is rendered ineffective by exposure to light and air. That is why C-Source is encapsulated in a gel capsule. This encapsulation process insures that your Vitamin C is as effective on day 30 as it is the day you open the jar. Very few Vitamin C products can make this claim
Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E, 4%) – Vitamin E protects the linoleic fatty acids from oxidation making them active. Enhances elasticity of the connective tissue and is important for collagen metabolism and increases the skin’s ability to hold moisture. An antioxidant for premature aging; it develops a biochemical effect against free radicals. Has moisture-retention properties and smoothes the skin’s surface.
Orange Blossom Oil – Used to scent the formula.
Base Ingredients:Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Orange Blossom Oil
Whats in Papaya Brightening polish
Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract - Softens, moisturizes, and exfoliates skin. Excellent for dry and aging skin to boost cell renewal and rejuvenation.
Papain - Derived from papayas, it is effective in skin renewal and brightening, due to its ability to fight free radicals which contribute to dark spots and acne.
Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Oil - This oil extracted from the grapefruit peel is nourishing and protective, due to its high volume of Vitamin C, and improves skin elasticity and tones uneven skin.
Sucrose (Sugar) - An exfoliator. It atttracts and conditions the skin to retain moisture.
Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract - Packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants, beneficial to treat acne, fine lines, sun damage, and uneven skin tone.
Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil - Detoxifying and rejuvenates tired or dull skin to return luster and youthfulness.
Methyl Lactate (Lactic Acid) - Naturally occuring alpha hydroxy acid and nourisher due to its ability to reduce moisture loss and exfoliate skin keeping it looking supple.
Milk - Reduces pigmentation, heal and hydrate dry skin, acne, and sun damage.
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil and Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil- Refreshing, cool, and soothing scent used to ease stress and is easily and rapidly absorbed into the skin and helps stimulate cellular growth and regeneration.
Base Ingredients: Aqua, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Polylactic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Polysorbate 60, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Papain, Sucrose, Milk, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Methyl Lactate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide.